Queen ‎– A Kind Of Magic

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This grouping gathers together all versions of the "A Kind Of Magic" album, originally released in 1986 on vinyl and tape, as well as subsequent repressings and bootleg versions. Original CD versions (and derivatives) of the album featured "extra magical ingredients" in the form of three bonus tracks that weren't available on vinyl/tape (and were the band's first "DDD" recordings).

1986 was also the year that the entire back catalogue was officially re-issued for the first time on CD by EMI, and again on CD/tape in remastered form in 1991 for the US market (via Hollywood Records, using different non-album tracks or remixes not included on the original versions).
Parlophone also re-issued the remastered versions in 1993/1994, and subsequently several additional re-remastered versions (some in glorious 5.1 DTS) have appeared.

In 2009, the entire back catalogue of studio albums (now remastered) was re-released again on heavyweight vinyl, with another batch of digital remasters following in 2011 to coincide with the band's 40th anniversary and signing to Island Records.

Tracklist

One Vision 5:11
A Kind Of Magic 4:25
One Year Of Love 4:27
Pain Is So Close To Pleasure 4:22
Friends Will Be Friends 4:08
Who Wants To Live Forever 5:17
Gimme The Prize (Kurgan's Theme) 4:35
Don't Lose Your Head 4:38
Princes Of The Universe 3:33
Extra Magical Ingredients
A Kind Of 'A Kind Of Magic' 3:38
Friends Will Be Friends Will Be Friends... 5:58
Forever 3:21

Versions (165)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 UK 1986 Sell This Version
111-051 Queen A Kind Of Magic (LP, Album, Blu) EMI 111-051 Colombia 1986 Sell This Version
7 46267 2, 0777 7 46267 2 9 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI, EMI 7 46267 2, 0777 7 46267 2 9 Argentina 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Brazil 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Australia 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Netherlands 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) Capitol Records CDP 7 46267 2 US 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 UK & Europe 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 UK 1986 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
CP32-5152 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE) EMI CP32-5152 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, Unofficial) EMI (2) 7 46267 2 Turkey 1986 Sell This Version
TC-EMC 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI TC-EMC 3509 New Zealand 1986 Sell This Version
TC-EMC.240531, TC-EMC-240531 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI, EMI TC-EMC.240531, TC-EMC-240531 Australia & New Zealand 1986 Sell This Version
24 0531 4Y, 24 0531 4 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI, EMI 24 0531 4Y, 24 0531 4 Netherlands 1986 Sell This Version
64 2005314 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI 64 2005314 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
24 0531 4, 1A 262 24 0531 4 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI, EMI 24 0531 4, 1A 262 24 0531 4 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
264-2405314 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI 264-2405314 Greece 1986 Sell This Version
TCEU 3509, TC-EU 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI, EMI TCEU 3509, TC-EU 3509 UK 1986 Sell This Version
4XAS-12476 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XAS-12476 US 1986 Sell This Version
4XAS-12476 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI, Capitol Records 4XAS-12476 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
105485 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI 105485 Chile 1986 Sell This Version
TCEU 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI TCEU 3509 UK 1986 Sell This Version
274 2405314 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI 274 2405314 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
2405314 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI Pathé Marconi 2405314 France 1986 Sell This Version
TCP 2124 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI TCP 2124 Turkey 1986 Sell This Version
4XAS-12476 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI, Capitol Records 4XAS-12476 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
TC-EU 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI TC-EU 3509 Indonesia 1986 Sell This Version
STCS EU 3509 STEREO Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI Records Ltd. STCS EU 3509 STEREO India 1986 Sell This Version
FE. 02. 0034 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI FE. 02. 0034 Peru 1986 Sell This Version
CAEMI 9189 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) Jugoton CAEMI 9189 Yugoslavia 1986 Sell This Version
24 0531 4, 1A 262 24 0531 4 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI, EMI 24 0531 4, 1A 262 24 0531 4 Netherlands 1986 Sell This Version
TCEU 3509, TC-EU 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, Cle) EMI, EMI TCEU 3509, TC-EU 3509 UK 1986 Sell This Version
4XAS-512476, 4XAS 512476 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 4XAS-512476, 4XAS 512476 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
TCEU 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, Gre) EMI TCEU 3509 UK 1986 Sell This Version
4XAS-12476 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, Promo) Capitol Records 4XAS-12476 US 1986 Sell This Version
EN-992 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Thomsun Original EN-992 Middle East 1986 Sell This Version
CT - 4230 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, Unofficial) C.T. Product CT - 4230 Poland 1986 Sell This Version
EU. 3509, EU 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album) EMI, EMI EU. 3509, EU 3509 India 1986 Sell This Version
64 2405311 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album) EMI 64 2405311 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
SLEM-1376 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album) EMI SLEM-1376 Mexico 1986 Sell This Version
111051 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album) EMI 111051 Colombia 1986 Sell This Version
33252 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album) EMI 33252 Guatemala 1986 Sell This Version
24 0537 1 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album) Kent Ses ve Plak Endüstrisi 24 0537 1 Turkey 1986 Sell This Version
BE 02 0034 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album) EMI BE 02 0034 Peru 1986 Sell This Version
F 669.631 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album) VEB Deutsche Schallplatten Berlin F 669.631 German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1986 Sell This Version
EU. 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album) His Master's Voice EU. 3509 India 1986 Sell This Version
24 0531 1, 062 24 0531 1, DC 102, 20 1116 7 DC 102 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Cle) EMI, EMI, EMI, EMI 24 0531 1, 062 24 0531 1, DC 102, 20 1116 7 DC 102 France 1986 Sell This Version
R 144118 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Club) RCA Music Service R 144118 US 1986 Sell This Version
SMAS - 512476, SMAS 512476 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Club) Capitol Records, Capitol Records SMAS - 512476, SMAS 512476 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
32 451-7 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Club, Gat) EMI, Bertelsmann Club 32 451-7 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
SMAS-12476, SMAS-512476 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Club, Gat) Capitol Records, Capitol Records SMAS-12476, SMAS-512476 US 1986 Sell This Version
13 682 0, 1A 062-24 0531 1 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Club, Gat) EMI, EMI 13 682 0, 1A 062-24 0531 1 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
1A 064-24 0531 1, 062-24 0531 1, 24 0531 1 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, DMM) EMI, EMI, EMI 1A 064-24 0531 1, 062-24 0531 1, 24 0531 1 Netherlands 1986 Sell This Version
064 24 0531 1, EU 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI 064 24 0531 1, EU 3509 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
1A 062-24 0531 1 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 1A 062-24 0531 1 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
25110 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 25110 Venezuela 1986 Sell This Version
EMC 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI EMC 3509 New Zealand 1986 Sell This Version
SMAS-12476 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) Capitol Records SMAS-12476 US 1986 Sell This Version
31C 064 240531 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 31C 064 240531 Brazil 1986 Sell This Version
SMAS-12476 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) Capitol Records SMAS-12476 US 1986 Sell This Version
EMC 240531 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI (Australia) Limited EMC 240531 Australia & New Zealand 1986 Sell This Version
SMAS-12476 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) Capitol Records SMAS-12476 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
EU 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI EU 3509 UK 1986 Sell This Version
EMS-91168 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI EMS-91168 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
1A 062-24 0531 1, 062 24 0531 1, 24 0531 1, 24 053 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI, EMI, EMI 1A 062-24 0531 1, 062 24 0531 1, 24 0531 1, 24 053 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
EMCJ(B) 2405311 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI EMCJ(B) 2405311 South Africa 1986 Sell This Version
074 24 0531 1 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 074 24 0531 1 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
EU 3509 - 24 0531 1, LSEMI 11158 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, Jugoton EU 3509 - 24 0531 1, LSEMI 11158 Yugoslavia 1986 Sell This Version
064-2405311, 062-2405311 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI 064-2405311, 062-2405311 Greece 1986 Sell This Version
062-24 0531 1, 24 0531 1 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI 062-24 0531 1, 24 0531 1 France 1986 Sell This Version
24 0531 1, 2405311 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI 24 0531 1, 2405311 Portugal 1986 Sell This Version
EMC 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Ora) EMI EMC 3509 New Zealand 1986 Sell This Version
EMS-91168 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Promo, Gat) EMI EMS-91168 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
240 531 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, TP) Deutsche Schallplatten Berlin 240 531 German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1986 Sell This Version
81 2405311 58427 Queen Una Especie De Magia (A Kind Of Magic)(LP, Album, Gat) EMI 81 2405311 58427 Argentina 1986 Sell This Version
SLPE 501.593 Queen Una Especie De Magia (A Kind Of Magic)(LP, Album, Gat) EMI SLPE 501.593 Uruguay 1986 Sell This Version
68427 Queen Una Especie De Magia = A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) EMI 68427 Argentina 1986 Sell This Version
1113 4425 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album) Supraphon 1113 4425 Czechoslovakia 1987 Sell This Version
1113 4425 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, RP) Supraphon 1113 4425 Czechoslovakia 1988 Sell This Version
CP32-5152 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE) EMI CP32-5152 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
HR-61152-2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM) Hollywood Records HR-61152-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
CD 61152 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM) Hollywood Records CD 61152 Canada 1991 Sell This Version
HR-61152-2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RM) Hollywood Records HR-61152-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
HR-61152-4 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, RE) Hollywood Records HR-61152-4 US 1991 Sell This Version
49692L Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, Unofficial) LEO 49692L Poland 1992 Sell This Version
MG 1733 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Unofficial) MG Records (2) MG 1733 Poland 1992 Sell This Version
MC-7 9189 Queen A Kind of Magic(Cass, Album, RE) Croatia Records MC-7 9189 Croatia 1992 Sell This Version
7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI 7 46267 2 Brazil 1994 Sell This Version
TOCP-8310, CDP-7462672 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE) EMI, EMI TOCP-8310, CDP-7462672 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
MM-0044 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Mag Magic MM-0044 Poland 1994 Sell This Version
M 282 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Mad Vox M 282 Poland 1994 Sell This Version
П94 RAT 30734 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, Unofficial) Santa Records П94 RAT 30734 Russia 1994 Sell This Version
7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, Unofficial) EMI (2) 7 46267 2 Russia 1995 Sell This Version
none Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album) Alpha Sound none Romania 1995 Sell This Version
KJF-31-867, CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label (Queen), EMI (2) KJF-31-867, CDP 7 46267 2 Bulgaria 1996 Sell This Version
031 Queen A Kind Of Magic(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Astra 031 Russia 1997 Sell This Version
TOCP-65852 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RM) EMI TOCP-65852 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
TOCP-65852 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial) EMI (2) TOCP-65852 Russia 2001 Sell This Version
TOCP-67352, EU 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gat) EMI, EMI TOCP-67352, EU 3509 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Ukraine 2006 Sell This Version
CQ001 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Boo) EMI, Editora Planeta DeAgostini CQ001 Portugal 2008 Sell This Version
QN 08 15 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM) Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Parlophone QN 08 15 Italy 2008 Sell This Version
CQ001 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) EMI CQ001 Spain 2008 Sell This Version
CQ001 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) EMI CQ001 Spain 2008 Sell This Version
TOCP-67352, EU 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP, Gat) EMI, EMI TOCP-67352, EU 3509 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
TMMPL009-01 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RM, Boo) TMM Polska, Agora SA TMMPL009-01 Poland 2008 Sell This Version
D000436601 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, RE, RM, Gat) Hollywood Records D000436601 US 2009 Sell This Version
QUEENLP 12 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, RE, RM, Gat) Parlophone QUEENLP 12 Europe 2009 Sell This Version
277 997 4 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, Dlx, RE, RM + CD, EP) Island Records 277 997 4 Australasia 2011 Sell This Version
UICY-75061/2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE + CD, EP + RM, Ltd, SHM) Universal Music, Island Records UICY-75061/2 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
UICY-75061/2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE + CD, EP + RM, Ltd, SHM) Universal Music, Island Records UICY-75061/2 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
UICY-15094 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, SH) Universal Music UICY-15094 Japan 2011 Sell This Version
2779974 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM + CD, EP) Island Records 2779974 Argentina 2011 Sell This Version
277 997 4 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM + CD, EP) Island Records 277 997 4 Mexico 2011 Sell This Version
D001460502 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM + CD, EP, RM) Hollywood Records D001460502 US 2011 Sell This Version
60252779974 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP, Unofficial) Island Records (2) 60252779974 Russia 2011 Sell This Version
277 997 1 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RM) Island Records 277 997 1 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
277 997 4 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RM + CD, EP) Island Records 277 997 4 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
277 997 4 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RM + CD, EP) Island Records 277 997 4 Indonesia 2011 Sell This Version
60252779974 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP + CD, EP, RP) Island Records 60252779974 Brazil 2012 Sell This Version
277 997 6 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RM, RE) Island Records, Η Καθημερινή 277 997 6 Greece 2012 Sell This Version
UIGY-9526 Queen A Kind Of Magic(SACD, Album, RE, RM, SHM) Island Records UIGY-9526 Japan 2012 Sell This Version
15SC0001 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Max) Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 15SC0001 Italy 2015 Sell This Version
9 789877 350524 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM, Boo) Virgin EMI Records 9 789877 350524 Argentina 2015 Sell This Version
00602547202796 Queen A Kind Of Magic(LP, Album, RE, RM, 180) Virgin EMI Records 00602547202796 UK & Europe 2015 Sell This Version
4605026709263 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RM) ООО «Юниверсал Мьюзик» 4605026709263 Russia 2016 Sell This Version
UIGY-15022 Queen A Kind Of Magic(SACD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, SHM) Island Records UIGY-15022 Japan 2016 Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
TOCP-67352, EU 3509 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Unofficial, Gat) EMI (2), EMI (2) TOCP-67352, EU 3509 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
CDP 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE) EMI CDP 7 46267 2 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
0946334300 2 0 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE) Gala Records (5) 0946334300 2 0 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
HR-61152-2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) Hollywood Records HR-61152-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
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HR6 1152-2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RM, RP) Hollywood Records HR6 1152-2 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
0777 7 46267 2 9, 7 46267 2 Queen A Kind Of Magic(CD, Album, RP) EMI, EMI 0777 7 46267 2 9, 7 46267 2 Italy Unknown Sell This Version
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leonthepro

leonthepro

October 5, 2017
edited 1 day ago
referencing A Kind Of Magic, LP, Album, RE, RM, 180, 00602547202796

On first listening impressions I do have to say that I could hear that it was digitally mastered. I have not heard earlier presses so I cant compare but I think Bob Ludwig or the people at gateway masterings could have done a better job here. There is a big lack of presence in the music and it feels like it really needs a face lift on a lot of tracks. You have to really crank the volume to get any effect. Which might have been what they were going for. But Im not too sure. I would suggest to try an earlier press in good condition over this.

Edit: I might have miss judged. As I mentioned you really need to crank the volume to increase the engagement of the music. I would still be interested in comparing with an original but my initial reaction might have been overly negative. I play it louder than most records I own and I still think there is a lack of staging and sound separation, but its a good purchase if you want something newly released.

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RyansGoldenRecords

RyansGoldenRecords

October 3, 2017
edited 13 days ago
referencing A Kind Of Magic, LP, Album, RE, RM, Gat, D000436601
Very similar to my copy of Innuendo from the same reissue series, which I got on the same day: very nice packaging with semi-glossy gatefold sleeve, great colours and crisp printing, and the record is housed in a poly-lined inner while also being packaged together with a printed lyrics sleeve.

The record itself is where the disappointment comes along: a somewhat noisy United pressing with frighteningly LOUD pops (ouch!) on some spots throughout both side 1 and 2, cut from a bog-standard CD-quality master that, while OK, doesn't have a wide and spacious soundstage, likely due to the compression used. Mind you, it does sound a tad bit better than Innuendo in terms of clarity and depth, but that's not saying much. The sound quality is just above acceptable, but not enough to be considered truly audiophile-grade.

Oh, and by the way, the poly-lined inner has had a RIP on the side ever since I first got this record new in 2011 and tore open the shrinkwrap. Not a good example of attention to detail on United's part.

It bears repeating: tread this pressing with caution.
repopo

repopo

July 13, 2017
edited 3 months ago
referencing A Kind Of Magic, LP, Album, Club, Gat, 32 451-7
Don't need to look for them. These "Extra Magical Ingredients" are the bonus tracks included in the pre-remasters CD releases. The tracklist here is wrong, stating that CD tracklist, instead the vinyl's, split in sides.
cutjules

cutjules

March 4, 2017
edited 7 months ago
referencing A Kind Of Magic, LP, Album, Club, Gat, 32 451-7

Anybody can explain what means these "Extra Magical Ingredients" ? I can't find them on my vinyl. My copy is exactly the same as in the pictures on this page. There are no extra tracks like :
10 A Kind Of 'A Kind Of Magic' 3:38
11 Friends Will Be Friends Will Be Friends... 5:58
12 Forever 3:21
If these tracks are just "club mix" of original tracks 2,5 & 6, why not just indicate it without meaning there could be extra tracks on this release? It's just confusing.
marcuslongdin

marcuslongdin

October 16, 2015
referencing A Kind Of Magic, LP, Album, Ora, EMC 3509
This Record was stolen from my sleep out in 1987 Christchuch NZ . I know there aren't many around and I have named quite a few of the records stolen so looking (00)
swit

swit

December 14, 2014
referencing A Kind Of Magic, LP, Album, DMM, 1A 064-24 0531 1, 062-24 0531 1, 24 0531 1
Are you all sure that this release has a printed inner sleeve ? - My copy doesn't have.
pocolocomoco

pocolocomoco

June 4, 2011
referencing A Kind Of Magic, LP, Album, Ora, EMC 3509
I have the orange dayglo version.